Canine (K-9)

The Team

The Cookeville Police Department’s K-9 team is comprised of six K-9’s and their handlers. The K-9 team’s purpose is to support patrol officers as well as detectives in the search of:

  • Evidence
  • Felony and misdemeanor subjects
  • Lost or missing persons

They also search buildings and open areas, search for narcotics, and are used to obtain search warrants.


K-9 teams are on patrol every shift, but are also subject to callouts at any time of the day.